Not Kuhl

October 29, 2007 at 1:40pm By: Mr. Wilson Posted in The Lincolnite Blog

Did you hear the news that Kuhl’s is closing? Or at least, their lease won’t be renewed after March 2008.

It will be sad to see a locally-owned, Downtown staple disappear off the map, if that is indeed what ends up happening. I can’t say I was ever impressed by the place, but hey, a local favorite is a local favorite. You’ve got to do something right to keep customers for 40 years.

Do you have any classic Kuhl’s memories? Do share!

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Fletch October 29, 2007 at 2:20pm

I’ve never eaten there, but one thing that really did turn me off a few years ago was when Windy Cities opened next door to them. Windy Cities wasn’t able to offer seating in their restaurant due to Kuhl’s for some reason. I thought that was silly, and the classy thing to do would be to tell them, “of course you can add seats - we don’t see how a hot dog place will really be serious competition” or something like that. I agree, 40 years in business is worth a tip of the cap.

beerorkid October 29, 2007 at 2:28pm

I snuck some birfday themed paper plates down my pants in there one morning to surprise my then girlfriend on her birthday.  She refused to eat off them though :(

I liked the cute little orange juice glasses.  Must be like 1.5 oz or something.  The place has fast service which was always nice.

Duffman October 29, 2007 at 3:19pm

I have never hear of nor seen this place.  I have lived in Lincoln pretty much my whole life how did I miss it?  smile

West A Dad October 29, 2007 at 4:56pm

My Grandma worked there in the early 70’s.  I have pleasant memories of hanging out down there.  Sorry to see them go.

Gene October 29, 2007 at 6:25pm

I love going there for breakfast. I’ll miss Pete and Stella running this downtown staple.

Neal October 30, 2007 at 1:46am

I stopped going after the steak breakfast special exceeded $4, which has been a few years. But man, that was a lot of food for $3.95, and I would’ve probably paid that much just to watch the characters who come in and out of that place.

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